Next Society Institute

  • Clausen, Lars (Principle researcher)
  • Roth, Steffen (Principle researcher)

Project Details


The Next Society Institute is a university institute and research start-up devoted to theory development and transfer.

Layman's description

The NSI is keen to translate theoretical breakthroughs and advances into diverse forms of social impact including

Tool manufactory
Strategic advice
Policy agendas
Learning content
Social therapy
Communication design

Key findings

The NSI advances social systems theory in the tradition of Niklas Luhmann and explores synergies with alternative schools of systems theories in domains such as

Theories of society
Social theories
Theories of social differentiation
Theories of new and old media
Management and organisation theories
Theories of foresight and anticipation
Short titleNSI
Effective start/end date01/01/21 → …